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A world football / soccer podcast, covering the beautiful game from all corners of the globe with experts on every continent. A unique mix of football journalism & fandom.

A world football / soccer podcast, covering the beautiful game from all corners of the globe with experts on every continent. A unique mix of football journalism & fandom.

Location:

United States

Description:

A world football / soccer podcast, covering the beautiful game from all corners of the globe with experts on every continent. A unique mix of football journalism & fandom.

Language:

English


Episodes

North American Football Show - What Now For MLS?

3/28/2020
Alex Donno is joined by Jerry Mancini and Roger Gonzalez to discuss an MLS season which stopped before it even had a chance to start, and how and when it might return.

Duration:00:25:08

The Globe - Adebayor In Paraguay

3/17/2020
Host Louis Young is joined by Louis Smith and Roberto Rojas to discuss Emmanuel Adebayor's move to Paraguayan side Olimpia.

Duration:01:07:36

The Dugout - Germany And Berlin: Beyond The Cones

3/6/2020
Host Andy Wales is joined by Jonathan Harding, author of Mensch: Beyond The Cones, a book which looks behind the scenes of coaching in German football. Here they discuss the circumstances in which a coach can be successful, Julian Nagelsmann and Domenico Tedesco, Jürgen Klinsmann and football in Berlin, and Jogi Löw and the German national team.

Duration:00:32:12

South American Football Show - Copa Libertadores 2020 - 3rd Round Review + Group Stage Preview

3/2/2020
Austin hosts Adam and Simon again as they discuss all the important of topics from the Copa Libertadores 3rd qualifying phase as well as look ahead to the group stage which kicks off this week.

Duration:01:49:47

Antony - Sao Paulo - Scouting Spotlight

2/27/2020
20-year-old São Paulo winger Antony is the latest South American player to come under the scouting spotlight, hosted by WFi's Austin Miller and Tom Robinson.

Duration:00:27:41

South American Football Show - Copa Libertadores 2020 - 2nd Round Review

2/16/2020
Austin hosts Adam and Simon as they discuss the main action from the Copa Liberadores 2nd qualifying round, as well as looking ahead to the 3rd round. They also take a look at who made it through the final round to qualify for Tokyo 2020 in the qualifying tournament that took place recently in Colombia.

Duration:01:55:37

Adolfo Gaich - Scouting Spotlight

2/12/2020
Austin Miller and Tom Robinson return to take a look at one of the rising stars in South American football - Argentine centre forward Adolfo Gaich - who is destined for a move to Europe in the near future and could end up leading the line for Argentina.

Duration:00:22:53

South American Football Show - Copa Libertadores 2020/U23 Olympic Qualifying

2/2/2020
It’s 2020 and it’s back! The South American Football Show returns to your ears as Adam, Austin and Simon analyse the early rounds of the Copa Libertadores and also give us the lowdown on how the U23 Olympic Qualifying tournament is progressing in Colombia. Adam also gives us the update from Chile as football starts back up after 3 months of social unrest in the country.

Duration:01:25:30

Scouting Spotlight - Leonardo Campana

1/21/2020
Adam steps in for Austin as host as he discusses Ecuador striker Leonardo Campana with Tom and Simon. Campana was top scorer at the U20 South American Championships in 2019 and formed a key part of the Ecuador team that finished 3rd in the world later that year. Campana has signed for Wolves since this pod was record on the 14th January 2020. They discuss the fairly unique background of the Ecuadorian striker as well as his attributes.

Duration:00:23:34

South American Football Show - Copa Libertadores Final 2019

11/27/2019
Adam, Simon, Tom and Tom (aka River in English) give their reaction to the Copa Libertadores final in Lima. They also discuss the current social and political unrest in South America and how it is affecting football in their respective countries. Marcelo Gallardo Pod mentioned in the episode - https://soundcloud.com/world-football-index/the-dugout-marcelo-gallardo-the-libertadores-final The podcast Adam recommends in the podcast for more Chile context can be found here...

Duration:00:57:58

The Dugout - Marcelo Gallardo & The Libertadores Final

11/16/2019
Andy Wales is joined by WFi's Argentina correspondent Tom Nash to discuss Marcelo Gallardo's success at River Plate which has been endorsed by Lionel Messi and Pep Guardiola. This has led to suggestions Gallardo would be the perfect man to take over at Barcelona when he eventually, and inevitably, moves to Europe. There is also a preview of the Copa Libertadores final, a look at River's opponents, Flamengo, and a look ahead to the Club World Cup where the Libertadores winners will hope to...

Duration:00:49:21

The Dugout - Booze, Football & The Book Writing Process

9/21/2019
Ben Roberts joins host Andy Wales to discuss his new book, Bottled, which looks at English football's relationship with drinking and alcohol. They also discuss the process of writing a football book, from the original idea to getting published.

Duration:00:35:17

South American Football Show - Copa Libertadores 2019 QFs 1st legs

8/25/2019
Adam, Austin and Simon take a look at the key from the 1st legs of the Copa Libertadores QFs and discuss the controversy surrounding the ticket prices for the Libertadores final in Santiago.

Duration:00:48:24

Thiago Almada - Scouting Spotlight

7/31/2019
Austin Miller and Tom Robinson take a look at highly rated 18-year-old Velez Sarsfield midfielder Thiago Almada.

Duration:00:22:58

The Dugout: Pep Guardiola - Mastering The Premier League

7/19/2019
Andy Wales is joined by football analyst Lee Scott, whose forthcoming book looks at the tactics behind Pep Guardiola's success at Manchester City. They discuss how the Catalan has adapted to different leagues, the players he's used, tactical innovations, and an interesting suggestion as to what his future could hold.

Duration:00:58:06

Copa America 2019 Review

7/10/2019
The regular SAFS gang of Adam Brandon, Simon Edwards, Austin Miller and Tom Robinson are finally back to review the performance of all 12 sides at the Copa America 2019 in Brazil.

Duration:01:30:36

Jose Cifuentes - Scouting Spotlight

7/4/2019
Tom Robinson and Austin Miller are joined by Adam Brandon to discuss 20-year-old Ecuadorian midfielder, José Cifuentes, who has been linked with a move to Celtic and Manchester City.

Duration:00:24:08

Renan Lodi - Scouting Spotlight

6/18/2019
Austin Miller and Tom Robinson are back to look at another South American prospect. This time the spotlight is shone on Brazilian left-back Renan Lodi of Athletico Paranaense, who has been linked with Ajax, Juventus, and Atlético Madrid.

Duration:00:21:51

Joao Pedro - Scouting Spotlight

6/3/2019
Austin Miller and Tom Robinson are back to look at Fluminense forward João Pedro who is set for Watford but is also on the radar of other teams in the Premier League and in Europe.

Duration:00:21:44

South American Football Show - U20 World Cup 2019 Preview

5/21/2019
Adam Brandon, Simon Edwards and Tom Robinson discuss the chances of Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Argentina at the U20 World Cup. They also pick out the South American talents to keep an eye on during the tournament in Poland.

Duration:00:56:24